auttaa

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Finnish[edit]

(index au)

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *abuttadak, from *apu (help) (Finnish apu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: aut‧taa
  • Rhymes: lauttaa
  • IPA(key): [ˈɑutːɑː]

Verb[edit]

auttaa

  1. to help, assist, give assistance, lend a hand
    Voin auttaa sinua tekemään sen.
    I can help you do it.
    I can help you to do it.
    I can help you in doing it.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • the person helped is indicated with partitive case:
    auttaa jotakuta
  • the activity for which help is rendered is indicated with illative singular of active 3rd infinitive of the appropriate verb (clitic: -maan, -mään):
    auttaa tekemään

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